The Story of the London Underground celebrates the railway that keeps the lively city of London on the move, written by award-winning author David Long and superbly illustrated by the brilliant Sarah McMenemy.
David Long has been a writer since leaving university. He writes for a wide diversity of newspapers and magazines both in Britain and abroad, including the Sunday People, The Times, The Evening Standard, Londonist, Sunday Mirror, Sunday Times, Sunday Times Magazine, Today Magazines and many more. Many of his most popular and best reviewed books reflect his longstanding interest in the less well-known aspects of London, its architecture and eccentric inhabitants. David's book, Survivors: Extraordinary Tales From the Wild and Beyond (Faber and Faber) was the winner of the Best Book with Facts in the Blue Peter Awards 2017. Sarah McMenemy is a graduate of Brighton College of Art. Sarah writes and illustrates children's books, works extensively in design and advertising and also creates wonderful book jackets. She uses vibrant colours and confident lines to create the most beautiful images. She has illustrated the bestselling London: Panorama Pops for Walker Books. Sarah has also contributed to art on London's Underground network. Her images line the platforms at Shadwell Station bringing unique colour and energy to the station with observations from life above ground in the area. Sarah lives in North London.